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China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
November 16, 2022
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Join expert Jon M. Huntsman, Jr, former US Ambassador to Russia, China and Singapore, in the national conversation of US-China relations!
Jon Huntsman, Jr. began his career in public service as a staff assistant to President
Ronald Reagan, and served each of the five presidents since then in critical roles around
the world, including as deputy assistant secretary of commerce for Asia, U.S. trade
ambassador, and ambassador to Singapore, China, and most recently, Russia. Twice
elected governor of Utah, Governor Huntsman brought about strong economic and tax
reforms, tripled the state’s rainy-day fund, and helped bring unemployment rates to
historic lows. During his tenure, Utah was named the best-managed state in America and
ranked number one in the nation in job growth.
Ambassador Huntsman was a candidate for president in 2012. Previously he chaired or
served on the boards of several major companies, educational institutions, and nonprofits.
He has been a visiting fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, and a
distinguished lecturer at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. Huntsman is a
seventh generation Utahn and has been married for 36 years to Mary Kaye Huntsman. They
are the parents of seven children, including two adopted daughters from China and India.
Huntsman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and has ten honorary doctoral
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